Languages of the Ancient Near East
Languages of the ANE
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Languages of the Ane
languages of the ANE. Those languages of the ANE that have left behind many documents on clay, stone, papyrus, or even parchment are fairly few in number, and are for the most part well known. There were dozens of other languages and dialects spoken by the various nationalities and tribes of this region
Dictionary of the Old Testament: Wisdom, Poetry & Writings
Proverbs 2: Ancient Near Eastern Background
PROVERBS 2: ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN BACKGROUNDThe existing biblical book of Proverbs is not just one book, but rather four: Proverbs of *Solomon son of *David (Prov 1–24 [hereafter “Solomon I”]), Proverbs of Solomon copied out by Hezekiah’s men (Prov 25–29 [hereafter “Solomon II”]); Words of Agur (Prov
Psalms 2: Ancient Near Eastern Background
PSALMS 2: ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN BACKGROUNDThe psalms may be described as song and as poetry, but foremost they are the prayers of ancient Israel. Of course, they are not the only prayers that Israel ever uttered. The Bible is filled with prayers in both prose and poetic format, some of which, like the
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
LANGUAGES OF THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST. The languages of the OT (Hebrew and Aramaic) and the Christian NT (Greek) represent the two major language families of the ANE, Semitic and Indo-European, respectively. These families will be reviewed in turn and then other attested languages will be considered.A.